Corporate Innovation Council

Fostering Innovation Through Connection

A global community of corporate leaders united by a belief that innovation is the ultimate driver of brand strength and revenue growth.


Our Mission

We believe that the brands of tomorrow will be created and grown through innovations that are happening inside of startups around the world today. Our mission is to help global brands win marketshare through compelling consumer experiences that are powered by emerging startup technology.

Featured Council Members

Julie Selig

Head of Brand Engagement & Integrated Communications 


Julie Bowerman

Chief Marketing Officer


Fiona Glen

Head of International Marketing 


Andrew Reuben

Senior Director, Metaverse & web3

Ralph Lauren

Lesley Pinckney

Head of Marketing - Incubation & Disruptive Innovation 


Mariya Zorotovic

General Manager, Venues and Gaming | Network and Edge 


Vince Pannozzo 

Global Marketing Lead - Sports, Entertainment & Innovation


Liz Bacelar

Executive Director Global Tech Innovation 

Estēe Lauder

Siew Ting Foo

Global Chief Brand Officer and Head of Insights


Jeremie Moritz

Global Consumer Engagement Sr. Director


Brian Chang 

Head of U.S. Digital Marketing & Innovation


James Gregson

Brand & Product Marketing - Lego Agency

Lego Group

Allyson Borozan

Chief Growth Officer

Bob's Red Mill

Sonia Kapoor

Head of digital & omnichannel marketing


Tom Waller

SVP Sports & Product Innovation


Giovanna Miranda

 Head of Media, Promotions, Brand Live Experience and Data Marketing 


Jenny Zirinsky

Global SVP, Marketing, Communications & Media Transformation


Edwin Wong

SVP Insights & Innovation

Vox Media

Brian O'Toole

Global Director, Marketing, Innovation & Commerce

NBC Universal

Matt Sutton

Chief Marketing Officer


Aaron Shaffer

Executive Director, Analytics Innovation

General Motors

John Andrews

Retail Co-Innovation Director

Ricoh USA

Ander Lopez Ochoa

Head of Digital, Content, Media & eCommerce Marketing - EMEA 


Dhruv Sarin

Programme Manager at Fusion, by Diageo

Fusion by Diageo

Jenny Oh

GM PepsiCo Labs, Tech Venture & Innovation 

PepsiCo Labs

Kamal Bhandal

VP of Brand and Consumer Marketing


Brajendra Yadav

Vice President - Omnichannel Strategy & Digital Innovation


Michelle Pacynski

Vice President, Innovation 

Ulta Beauty

Agustina Sartori

Senior Director, Innovation 

Ulta Beauty

John Iaia

Head of Global Strategic Alliances and Partnerships - XR (AR/VR) & AI (CV)


Rodrigo Cunha

Head of Performance Marketing



Director of Emerging Technology 


Malc Miller

Concept Manager, Future Experiences


Matias Bidegain

Investment Manager


Moritz Kläemt

Corporate Vice President Global Media & Digital Marketing HCB


Dina Fierro

Senior Vice President, Web3 & Metaverse Group


Bob Sherwin

Chief Marketing Officer


Richard Armour

Chief Technology Officer

At Home Group Inc.

Richie Gray

Vice President and Global Head of Mondelez Snack Futures

Mondelēz International

Monika Karamchandani

Group Leader, Consumer Science, Chocolates AMEA

Mondelēz International

Paola Pugliese

Chief Marketing Officer


Elizabeth Caselli-Mechael

Global Head of Digital & Content for Nestlé Corporate


Jonathan Reeves

Vice President R&D NEXT


Fran Hazeldine

SVP Global Head of Marketing

Sphere Entertainment

Watch our interview with council member, Siew Ting Foo

In this talk you will meet Siew Ting Foo, one of the world's most influential Chief Marketing Officers. Siew Ting was most recently the Chief Brand & Insights Officer at HP.

Mentorship Council

Liz Crisafi

Former Global Vice President, Integrated Marketing, Intercontinental Hotels Group

Shayna Fullarton

 Innovation & Marketing Strategy at Walgreens 

Tara Agen

Retired, Former Global Senior Executive at HP

David Chávez Cáceres

Former Vice President of Marketing at Coca-Cola

Ilana Rosen

Former Director of Strategy & Innovation, Old Navy

Ivonne Kinser

Founder & CEO at Vantage Creative Group and Bridge by Design

Adriano Torres

Former Senior Director, Global Marketing, Nutrition. Coca-Cola Company

Keith Weisberg

Former Group Ad Platform Director, Apple

Lara Shackelford

Former Head of Product Marketing, Industry Marketing, Sales Enablement at Intel

Tyler Simmons

Former VP Strategy & Innovation, Head of DTC, IMAX

Kathie Feng

 Senior Manager, Media & Digital Marketing

Sarfraz Nawaz

Former Director of Product, Digital & Data Science at Johnson & Johnson

Andrew Eis

Former Head of Global Tequila Marketing & International Development at Beam Suntory

Anna Jarman

Former Innovation & Emerging Technology (NexTech/GT3) at Walmart

Nitin Mathur

Former Chief Marketing & Digital Transformation Officer at Analog Technologies

Nareni Hourican

Chief Marketing Officer at My Wardrobe HQ

Ash Tailor

Former VP, Global Brand & Marketing at LegoLand

Blake Cahill

Former SVP Head of Digital Marketing & E-Commerce at Philips

Lakshmi Pappu

Former Chief Digital & Information Officer, US at Haleon

Aynat Ravin

Former Head of M Live: Marriott's Real-Time Global Marketing Command Center at Marriott International

Misty Cornelio

Former VP, Global Ad Platforms & Data Operations at The Walt Disney Corporation

Ellesha Kirby

Former Global Head, Skin Health & Beauty and Design at Kenvue at Kenvue

Darran Snatchfold

Former Media & Marketing Innovation at Bet 365

Andrea Port

Former Vice President Brand & Integrated Marketing at Spanx

"I appreciate the future-forward Marketing Technology that King Street Ventures are engaging and elevating to change the way Marketing works best for the customer journey and brand experience." 

- Tara J. Agen

Our Global Community

A global community of corporate technology and innovation executives.

Corporate Council Events In Cannes

Corporate Council Mixers In Las Vegas

Your Window Into The Future

Our members have the exclusive opportunity to meet, mentor, and invest in early-stage startups that are building technologies and services that are shaping the future of how brands are created and grown.

KSV selects only the best companies in any given emerging category or technology. Startups must possess proprietary technology, demonstrated ROI, and experience working with other major brands before they recieve recommendations to meet our Council Members.

Membership Overview

Member Benefits

There is nothing quite like the feeling of having just met the Founder of company that you know will be huge one day. Our members gain early access to the hottest startups in marketing, advertising, and digital experience.  

What members receive:

Application & Criteria

Membership is by invitation only and is limited to senior marketing and technology innovation executives. Selection and participation is at the sole discretion of KSV. If you would like to join and meet the criteria, please write us at

Council Member Code of Conduct

KSV Council Member Code of Conduct

King Street Ventures values diversity of thought, openness of new ideas, and mutual respect among all members and guests. Our council is designed to create a space where corporate executives, startups, and investors are able to freely share and learn without fear of recourse.

Active Participation Is Strongly Encouraged - Our community is only as valuable as the ideas expressed amongst our members. Therefore, your contribution of thoughts and ideas is strongly encouraged.

No Aggressive Selling - Our members and guests agree that they will not engage in aggressive sales tactics, including mass emailing our council members, or other behaviors deemed to be overtly promotional. Acts of aggressive sales tactics may result in your removal.

No Sensitive Information - Any and all information that our members share in our forums or in email (monthly meetings, events, etc.) is at your own risk, and we encourage you to only share information that is relevant and is not deemed sensitive to your employer.

No Divisiveness or Negativity - Criticism of any kind, either with another member or with a founder will not be tolerated. Offering our founders constructive feedback or suggestions should be done in a positive and respectful way.

*Failure to abide by these codes of conduct may result in being removed from our council. 

KSV listens to our needs and focus areas and only connects us to solutions that are right for our business.

Julie Selig
VP, Brand Engagement

KSV bridges the gap between startup innovation and our brand by finding relevant solutions that help us reach our goals.

Andrew Reuben
SD, Metaverse and web3

King Street Ventures is doing an excellent job of bringing together innovative startups and large companies.

John Andrews
Co-Innovation Director

Career Advancement & Recruiting

Pathfinders: A Career Advancement For Corporate Marketing & Innovation Executives

Pathfinders is an open forum for helping corporate marketing and innovation executives find their next role, or to promote a job listing. Pathfinders is open to KSV council members, and is available on LinkedIn and WhatsApp for real-time networking and knowledge sharing.